Family, Travel and Adventure

Our break in Colorado

Gavin had a few weeks with no charters booked in so we had decided last minute to take a break from the islands and head over to Colorado to visit my brother in Denver. It was a fairly long journey to get there, especially with a 9 month old, but after a ferry ride to… Continue reading Our break in Colorado

Family, Travel and Adventure

Happy Anniversary

One year ago today I married the man I wanted to spend the rest of my life with... When I met Gavin I knew we both had a common interest and that was a life of adventure. Since we have been together we have lived and worked in the Caribbean enjoying the simple things in… Continue reading Happy Anniversary

Travel, Travel and Adventure

Beautiful Sunsets of the BVI

Wherever you are in the world, whatever you are doing at that moment, when the sun is setting over the horizon, everybody stops to gaze in awe as mother nature delights. For those few minutes as the glorious skies amaze with a spectacle of colour, it seems to make you forget all the stresses of… Continue reading Beautiful Sunsets of the BVI

Family, Motherhood, Travel and Adventure

Family come to visit

This was my parents 3rd time visiting us in the BVI. It was definitely a different experience for them this time after the hurricane had hit. Previously we had taken them out on a charter boat for a week, sent them on day sails to the many different islands, we dined in all the nice… Continue reading Family come to visit

Motherhood, Travel and Adventure

Raising an Island baby

Growing up on the outskirts of a busy city, surrounded by the beautiful English countryside, I had a great upbringing. I had the best of both worlds, from a bustling town filled with shops, restaurants, cinemas, theatres and some great schools in the area, to the calm of the lush green Yorkshire Dales with stunning… Continue reading Raising an Island baby

Travel and Adventure

Our 3 day layover in Dubai

On our way over to South Africa to visit family and introduce Léna to grandparents and cousins, we decided to take a 3 day break in Dubai. Firstly as it was Léna's first flight and we weren't sure how well it would go and secondly as a little honeymoon as Gavin and I still hadn't… Continue reading Our 3 day layover in Dubai

Travel and Adventure

Life in the BVI – Post Irma

I'm not going to lie, life isn't easy living on a island that has just been destroyed by a Category 5 hurricane, however it's not the worse thing in the world. When I told family and friends I was returning to live in the British Virgin Islands with my 4 month old daughter, they were… Continue reading Life in the BVI – Post Irma

Travel and Adventure

Ben’s Hurricane Irma Story

Ben had been left in the capable hands of our friends on Tortola as Gavin had left the island in a hurry to come and be by my side for the birth of his baby girl Léna. We had heard the news that a hurricane was coming and we were desperately trying to make sure… Continue reading Ben’s Hurricane Irma Story

Travel and Adventure

Hurricane Irma

We turned on the news to find out there was a hurricane hurtling across the Atlantic Ocean towards the Caribbean and our home on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. At first it was only recorded as a Category 3 hurricane and didn't look like it was going to be a direct hit. Hurricane season… Continue reading Hurricane Irma

Travel and Adventure

My growing family

I found out I was pregnant in December 2017. Gavin and I had completed a couple of charter seasons together and we had just started the new year. We thought it was pretty good timing as I could complete most of the charters we had booked in and the baby would arrive as we were… Continue reading My growing family